Alves' future has been the subject of speculation for most of the campaign as his current deal runs out at the end of next season.
Wanted: Defender Alves has been on Manchester City's radar for some time
Chelsea have also been linked with the 27-year-old Brazil international but Alves said: 'The leadership of the club are trying to find an optimal solution that would satisfy both parties. I hope that the problem will be solved as soon as possible.'
Barcelona are reported to be keeping a close eye on Ajax defender Gregory van der Wiel as a potential replacement.
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